THE NEW YORK CANTORS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS SHULEM AND FRANK LONDON CONDUCTED BY ZALMEN MLOTEK PRESENTED BY THE NATIONAL YIDDISH THEATRE FOLKSBIENE -
EVENT DATE: Wednesday JUNE 12, 2019
TIME: 6:30 PM - 9:00ish/10:00?? ( the show starts at 7pm) Arrive at 6:30 so you can help me save good seats and eat dinner together! Summerstage concerts often fill up, so you might not be able to get in if you don't come early.
This will go till 10pm, but I may not stay past 9pm. If the venue is crowded, we might decide to sit outside the venue, on the grass. If you don't see me inside at 7pm, text me on my cell, which is (917) 531-2202.
WHERE: CENTRAL PARK SUMMERSTAGE
Location: CENTRAL PARK SUMMERSTAGE (RUMSEY PLAYFIELD)
Enter from the west side or the east side at 5th Avenue and 69tth Street
Central Park's Rumsey Playfield
New York, NY
Here is a page which describes the details of summerstage and some of the restrictions on what you can and can't bring in:http://www.nyc.com/arts__attractions/central_park_summerstage_rumsey_playfield.1374/editorial_review.aspx
Here is a google map link to the location in the parkhttps://maps.google.com/maps?q=40.77276,+-73.97022&ie=UTF8&hnear=0x89c258ed570304cf:0x4ee2879e4cb58ec5,%2B40%C2%B0+46%27+21.69%22,+-73%C2%B0+58%27+15.83%22&gl=us&t=m&z=14
HERE IS A LINK TO THE EVENThttps://cityparksfoundation.org/events/ny-cantors/?date=20190612
DESCRIPTION: The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene at the Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is proud to present The New York Cantors, a concert by three young Cantorial superstars which originally aired on PBS in March 2018 and was seen by millions of viewers on over 150 channels. The Cantors lead three vibrant congregations in the New York area – Azi Schwartz at Park Avenue Synagogue, Yanky Lemmer at Lincoln Square Synagogue and Netanel Hershtik at The Hamptons Synagogue. They will be accompanied by a 16 piece orchestra, conducted by Artistic Director of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Zalmen Mlotek. Special guests joining the show include Shulem, a young Chassidic singing star and recently signed Universal Music/ Decca Gold recording artist; Grammy winning klezmer icon Frank London, a founding member of the Klezmatics, who will perform the world premiere of his new klezmer concerto for trumpet.; and emcee Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, Chairman of the New York Board of Rabbis and co-host of “The Rabbi and the Rev” weekly radio program on WABC.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
Dinner if you want to eat with us. I will have some light snacks. You might also bring a blanket to sit on, if we decide to sit outside the venue on the grass or on the ground between the stage and the bleacher seats.
WHAT SHOULD I AVOID BRINGING?
Please do not bring alcoholic beverages, glass, bottles, coolers, pets, bicycles, rollerblades, folding chairs, beach umbrellas, video cameras or tape recorders. No professional camera gear, telephoto lenses, or flash photography is allowed. All bags are subject to search. Beer and wine are for onsite consumption only and may not be removed from the venue. The distribution or sale of unauthorized promotional materials is not permitted.
RSVP DEADLINE -TUESDAY June 11. You can just show up without RSVP'ing, but please RSVP so i can get a sense of our numbers for the snacks.
If you have trouble finding me the night of the event, text me at (917) 531-2202.